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No Taxation Without (Oil and Gas) Representation


Gov. John Kasich’s fracking tax succumbs to GOP and industry powers

· Jul 29, 2015 10:50 am

Last month, Republican lawmakers axed a proposed tax hike by Gov. John Kasich that would have raised Ohio’s near non-existent severance tax on oil and gas drilling.  ...

Searching for Answers

Family and friends await details about the police shooting death of Samuel Dubose in Mount Auburn

· Jul 22, 2015 10:51 am

On July 20, more than 100 mourners gathered in the small, isolated section of Mount Auburn in the shadow of Christ Hospital where Samuel Dubose died the previous day. ...

Stealing Time

How subcontracting makes recovering lost wages difficult for undocumented immigrant workers

· Jul 15, 2015 09:46 am

Juan Alvarez was one of 10 undocumented workers from Guatemala recruited by Jorge Padrilla, an undocumented Mexican, to do the framing and drywall work for an addition at the Ohio Theta House fraternity on Joselin Street in Clifton Heights last July. 
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Crisis Averted?

Cincinnati neighborhoods continue to struggle with blight in the wake of the foreclosure crisis

· Jul 8, 2015 12:55 am

When the eyes of the nation turn to the All-Star Game in Cincinnati this week, viewers will likely see a pristine version of the city. What they won’t see are hundreds of vacant houses blighting nearby neighborhoods — a haunting reminder the foreclosure crisis is still thriving in Cincinnati. ...

Fighting On

Advocates push back against new state regulations closing in on Cincinnati’s last clinic providing abortions

· Jul 1, 2015 09:37 am

In the gray early morning of June 24, a charter bus idled outside the Elizabeth Campbell Surgical Center in Mount Auburn waiting to take a group of Planned Parenthood supporters from Cincinnati to the state capitol building in Columbus. ...

U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

· Jul 1, 2015 09:48 am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide
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Your Weekend To Do List (7/17-7/19)

Seinfeld, Wet Hot American Summer, a pork and whiskey festival, rescheduled Paddlefest, Wild for Pets and more

· Jul 31, 2015 10:23 am

FRIDAY COMEDY: JERRY SEINFELD AT THE ARONOFF Yada, yada, yada, y’all. Jerry Seinfeld, comedy icon and everybody’s favorite sitcom star who helmed a TV show about nothing, is coming to Cincinnati to perform his signature stand-up at the Aronoff for one night only, drawing on his uncanny ability t...

Morning News and Stuff

3CDC announces plans for former City Gospel Mission in OTR; UC officers reports contradicted by video; get ready for the GOP swarm in Ohio

· Jul 31, 2015 10:05 am

Good morning all. Here’s the news today.The Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation has announced its plans for the site of the former City Gospel Mission in Over-the-Rhine. The non-profit social service agency, which had occupied the spot on Elm and Magnolia Streets since 1927, recently mo...

Stage Door

Make ’em Laugh: Midsummer Theater

· Jul 31, 2015 09:07 am

On Wednesday evening I took a bunch of kids (four elementary-school-age nieces and a nephew in town for a visit) to see a bunch of kids (high schoolers, average age 16) in Hairspray, this summers’ Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre production at the Covedale Center. The verdict: “We loved i...

 

No Taxation Without (Oil and Gas) Representation


Gov. John Kasich’s fracking tax succumbs to GOP and industry powers

· Jul 29, 2015 10:50 am

Last month, Republican lawmakers axed a proposed tax hike by Gov. John Kasich that would have raised Ohio’s near non-existent severance tax on oil and gas drilling.  ...

Searching for Answers

Family and friends await details about the police shooting death of Samuel Dubose in Mount Auburn

· Jul 22, 2015 10:51 am

On July 20, more than 100 mourners gathered in the small, isolated section of Mount Auburn in the shadow of Christ Hospital where Samuel Dubose died the previous day. ...

Officers Charged with Covering Up Accident for Controversial Cop

· Jul 8, 2015 01:01 pm

Two Cincinnati police officers have been charged in the cover up of a car accident involving a third officer, Sgt. Andrew Mitchell. ...

Stealing Time

How subcontracting makes recovering lost wages difficult for undocumented immigrant workers

· Jul 15, 2015 09:46 am

Juan Alvarez was one of 10 undocumented workers from Guatemala recruited by Jorge Padrilla, an undocumented Mexican, to do the framing and drywall work for an addition at the Ohio Theta House fraternity on Joselin Street in Clifton Heights last July. 
...

Crisis Averted?

Cincinnati neighborhoods continue to struggle with blight in the wake of the foreclosure crisis

· Jul 8, 2015 12:55 am

When the eyes of the nation turn to the All-Star Game in Cincinnati this week, viewers will likely see a pristine version of the city. What they won’t see are hundreds of vacant houses blighting nearby neighborhoods — a haunting reminder the foreclosure crisis is still thriving in Cincinnati. ...

U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

· Jul 1, 2015 09:48 am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide
...

 
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